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Extinction Rebellion vs Barclays: Crown Court trial begins Tuesday

Seven women charged with just over £114k worth of criminal damage at Barclays HQ in Canary Wharf in April 2021 are due to appear at Southwark Crown Court for a jury trial beginning on Tuesday November 22nd. If found guilty the women face potential sentences of up to four years in prison.

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VIDEO: Global Perspectives on Citizens’ Assemblies

This discussion with Daze Aghaji, Carne Ross and Jamie Kelsey Fry aims to add to the conversation about citizens’ assemblies, as well as deliberative and participatory democracy more broadly. Our speakers have hands on experience of deliberative democracy in practice and they come to the conversation with global and internationalist perspectives. 

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XR UK position on Strike Action

The cost of living crisis is escalating week on week, the movement to refuse to pay energy bills is gaining momentum and workers from an increasing range of industries are voting to take strike action for livable wages and secure jobs. Railway and tube staff, bus drivers, communications workers,…

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Are climate protestors HEROES?

Listen to Clare Farrell on The Jeremy Vine Show answering the question “are climate protestors heroes?”. Temperatures are reaching 40C in the UK. The Met Office issues, the first-ever red warning for extreme heat. With the Government announcing the UK’s first national heat emergency, Jeremy Vine asks: ‘Are climate protestors heroes?’…

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Stephen Fry in defence of Extinction Rebellion

National treasure, actor and comedian Stephen Fry has made a statement in defence of Extinction Rebellion. He is calling the British public to support the movement. This video comes as Europe experiences record-breaking temperatures, which increase the risk of forest fires this summer across the continent. Stephen Fry in defence of…

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Strategy Team Update: Areas of work

The strategy team has identified four key areas of work to take forward over the coming weeks and months, and we wanted to tell you a bit about what we’re looking at for each of these areas.  In order to ensure that our work is well informed and serves the movement’s need for a strategy…

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Strategy Team Update: Gratitude to XR UK

Dear XRUK, Strategy team here, we wanted to send you love and gratitude for your hard efforts in the recent rebellion in London. An update from us, we have elected a replacement IC from Political Circle and we have refreshed the team to replace some people who have decided to take time off to recover…

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April Rebellion Highlights

A week on from the Rebellion and there’s been time to reflect on all that we’ve achieved and begin asking what next?So much has happened since actions demanding an immediate end to all new fossil fuel projects kicked off on April 1st. Extinction Rebellion and supporters of the Just Stop Oil coalition blockaded…

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